Practice Notes: Health & Safety

One for all

The new generic pre-action practice direction will focus attention on compliance while reducing the need for further protocols, says DJ Rober

24 Feb 2009

Update: charity law

Moira Protani, Peter Steer and Ian Davies review the lessons learned from Charity Commission inquiries, plus significant cases on social housing and will f

20 Jan 2009

Update: crime

Ian Harris and Christopher Gutteridge comment on recent changes to the sentencing of dangerous offenders, the absence of a comprehensive database of statut

16 Dec 2008

How to break the ice

Brushing up on your networking skills will help you build those all-important contacts, says Jac

09 Dec 2008

Work equipment is under control

Spencer-Franks has redefined the employer liability boundaries, but the area of claims for injuries caused by work equipment remains open, says Jami

16 Sep 2008

Disability discrimination and possession after Malcolm

In Malcolm the House of Lords was faced with two interpretations of the Disability Discrimination Act neither of which it found satisfactory, says An

29 Jul 2008

Time to introduce an employers liability pack

An employers liability pack would not only help raise health and safety standards, it would also assist claimants in determining prospects of success, says

29 Jul 2008

Government’s response must be worth the wait

As we await the response to the Consultation Paper, Amanda Stevens assesses the improvements that can be made on the claim

02 Jun 2008

Challenging the combat immunity principle

Claims by members of the armed services injured on active service abroad maybe more likely to succeed under human rights legislation,explains Dije

13 May 2008

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